Skip to comments.Few Nebraskans penetrate federal Obamacare website
Posted on 10/20/2013 5:14:19 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
The federal website Nebraskans must use to apply for tax subsidies and insurance under the Affordable Care Act is still obscenely slow and fraught with technical problems.
Since the site opened Oct. 1, it appears fewer than 100 Nebraskans have been able to finish the online application process and purchase health insurance plans.
Nebraskans see the frustration building, said Roger Furrer, of Community Action of Nebraska Inc., whose navigators are trained to help consumers with the website and new federal insurance program.
This is extremely frustrating for everyone involved.
Community Action has yet to work with anyone who actually has been able to purchase insurance, he said.
About 50 Nebraskans have purchased Blue Cross policies through the federal marketplace website.
More than 10 Nebraskans have purchased coverage through the marketplace from CoOpportunity, a new company created for the Obamacare program.
It's total frustration, said Chuck Geissinger, a Nebraska insurance broker and owner of Preferred Marketing Associates. One of his 400 agents has gotten through the application and sold a policy, he said.
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But obamacare sure penetrated Nebraskans.
Not true. I try many times a day to sign up at the federal website, and I'm having a ball. I sure hope Barack Hussein Obama of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in about a hundred different cities is not annoyed when he starts getting junk mail from ObamaCare's IRS enforcement division.